The Oswego Public Library District offers book clubs for a variety of ages. Newcomers are always welcome! All adult book discussion groups will meet through Zoom until further notice.
ADULT SERVICES BOOK CLUBS
Sci-Fi, Fantasy, & Horror Book Club
Discusses plots, settings, and characters of favorite sci-fi, fantasy, and horror novels. Meets the second Tuesday of each month. Contact group moderator Andrea in Adult Services for more information.
Montgomery Campus | 7:00 – 8:00 pm
|January 12||The Ten Thousand Doors of January||Alix E. Harrow|
|February 9||Sixteen Ways to Defend a Walled City||K.J. Parker|
|March 9||Lovecraft Country||Matt Ruff|
|April 13||Exhalation||Ted Chiang|
|May 11||Storm Front||Jim Butcher|
|June 8||The Whisper Man||Alex North|
|July 13||Sea of Rust||C. Robert Cargill|
|August 10||Middlegame||Seanan McGuire|
|September 14||Recursion||Blake Crouch|
|October 13||The Only Good Indians||Stephen Graham Jones|
|November 9||Craven Manor||Darcy Coates|
|December 14||The Bear||Andrew Krivak|
Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion Group
Provides an opportunity for readers to share insights and discover new books. Meets the second Thursday of each month. Contact group moderator Laura in Adult Services for more information.
Oswego Campus | 1:00 – 2:00 pm
|January 14||The Lost Vintage||Ann Mah|
|February 11||The Great Alone||Kristin Hannah|
|March 11||The Woman Who Smashed Codes||Jason Fagone|
|April 8||Double Indemnity||James M. Cain|
|May 13||There There||Tommy Orange|
|June 10||Summer Hours at the Robbers Library||Sue Halpern|
|July 8||The Devil in the White City||Erik Larson|
|August 12||Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close||Jonathan Safran Foer|
|September 9||A Gentleman in Moscow||Amor Towles|
|October 14||Carnegie’s Maid||Marie Benedict|
|November 11||Sworn to Silence||Linda Castillo|
|December 9||No Discussion|
Award Winners & Classics Book Discussion Group
Discusses classic novels and recent award winners. Meets the first Thursday of each month. Contact group moderator Gloria in Adult Services for more information.
Oswego Campus | 7:00 – 8:00 pm
|January 7||Moloka’i||Alan Brennert|
|February 4||Circe||Madeline Miller|
|March 4||Rabbit Cake||Annie Hartnett|
|April 1||Everything I Never Told You||Celeste Ng|
|May 6||This Is How It Always Is||Laurie Frankel|
|June 3||The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter||Carson McCullers|
|July 1||Writers and Lovers||Lily King|
|August 5||Deacon King Kong||James McBride|
|September 2||Afterlife||Julia Alvarez|
|October 7||Ask Again Yes||Mary Beth Keane|
|November 4||The Tattooist of Auschwitz||Heather Morris|
|December 2||The Vanishing Half||Brit Bennett|
NEXT CHAPTER BOOK CLUB
Adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities will read and discuss a book together. Join us through Zoom to have fun reading, learning, and making new friends! Registration is required.
Ages 16 – Adult
Zoom Meetings | 4:00 – 4:45 pm
January 29, February 26, March 26, April 30, May 28, June 25
YOUNG ADULT SERVICES BOOK CLUBS
For additional information about any of the Young Adult Services Book Clubs, contact Young Adult Services at 630-978-1655 or email YoungAdultServices@oswego.lib.il.us. Registration is required.
PIZZA & PAGES
Come ready to talk about some of your favorite books and enjoy some pizza!
Oswego Campus | 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Thursday, June 20
Thursday, July 25
YOUTH SERVICES BOOK CLUBS
For more information about any of the Youth Services Book Clubs, contact Youth Services at 630-978-1272 or email email@example.com. Registration is required.
MISS BECKY’S BOOK CLUB
We’ll read a great book, discuss, and do a related activity at each class. Meets the third Wednesday of each month.
Grades K – 1
Oswego Campus | 6:30 – 7:15 pm
KIDS + BOOKS = FUN!
At each class we’ll start reading a book & do a related activity. Copies of the book will be available to finish at home. Meets the Food may be served at this program.
Grades 2 – 3
Montgomery Campus | 6:30 – 7:15 pm
I Survived This Book Club
If you love the I Survived, series you’ll want to come to this book club. Each month we’ll read one of the books and do an awesome activity related to the story. Meets the third Monday of each month.
Grades 4– 5
Oswego Campus | 6:30 – 7:15 pm